Bill Wichert, Law360 – November 7, 2018
A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday granted conditional certification to a class of current and former store managers at Francesca’s in a suit alleging the clothing store chain misclassified them as exempt from federal and state overtime pay requirements.
The case is Meghan Magee et al. v. Francesca’s Holdings Corp. et al., case number 1:17-cv-00565, in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Francescas managers were represented by Marc S. Hepworth, Charles Gershbaum, David A. Roth and Rebecca S. Predovan of Hepworth Gershbaum & Roth PLLC, and Gregg I. Shavitz, Paolo C. Meireles and Michael Palitz of Shavitz Law Group PA.
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